rechargeable battery

  • Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world Crunch Network

    Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world

    People love their smartphones but hate poor battery life. We love having access to the world’s information at our fingertips but tire of the need to constantly plug in to the world’s electricity grid. The recharging model of batteries fails us — the marketplace is ready for a new approach to portable power. Read More

  • Panasonic Buying Out Solar Tech and Rechargeable Battery Makers

    Panasonic announced today that it will buy out two of its subsidiaries, Sanyo and Panasonic Electric Works, for $9.4 billion. Sanyo is the largest lithium-ion rechargeable battery producer and 11th-largest solar cell producer in the world with a quickly-growing solar panel manufacturing arm according to company statements. Read More

  • Sanyo offers clever Eneloop solution for Wii wireless controllers

    Wii users may never have to take the batteries out of their wireless controllers again. Today Sanyo announced [JP] it has teamed up with Nintendo to develop a Wii battery and charger set that is based on the Eneloop concept. These low self-discharge NiMH batteries feature longer shelf life. The Eneloop battery pack is placed on the back of the Wii controller. All you have to do after playing is… Read More